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True Adventure

Travel and Adventure:True Adventure

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1 Aschan, Ulf. The Man Whom Women Loved.
New York St. Martins Press Stated first american Edition Hard Cover 
The Life of Bror Blixen. CR 1987, 237 pages with index. Dust jacket and book very good condition. Black and white photos, dust jacket is price clipped. Blixen was the ex-husband of Isak Dinesen. A romantic figure of mythic passions for women and for adventure as the Great White Hunter in East Africa. Blixen insisted he never went after women - they simply couldn't resist him. The author is Bror's godson and the photos are from family acrhives. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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2 Dillard, Anne. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row First U. S. Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket and book good+ condition. CR 1974, stated first U.S. edition, 271 pages. A book of discovery of life. A personal narrative about one year's exploration, on foot, in the author's neighborhood; one year's assaults and curiosities. Her experiences with insects, animals, witnesses a flood, and plays in a field of grasshoppers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Lisi, Albert. Machaquila' Through the Mayan Jungle to a Lost City.
New York Hastings House Hard Cover 
CR 1968, 353 pages with index, black and white photos in center of book. Dust jacket has a mylar cover over it, all good+. X-library with stamps, numbers and pocket in back. An incredible journey through wild, cascade-driven rivers in a rubber boat and back to civilization, afoot and underprovisioned; through a perilous tropical jungle, just to see the ruins of an ancient Mayan city. The return trip through the untracked jungle, reaching Poptun, half-starved, weak and stumbling, starving, and just plain worn out, makes for an exciting and adventure filled event. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 Noyce, Wilfrid The Springs of Adventure
Published by World Publ., CR 1958, Hard Cover 
stated 1st edition, 255 pages with index. Dust jacket has tears, slight stain to covers, otherwise good+. A vivid and poetic exploration of why man seeks out adventures in unknown and untried places i n the world. Adventures, exploration, natural history, danger, peril. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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